Library Director Salary (United States)

A Library Director earns an average salary of $58,202 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management, Budget Management, Operations Management, and Administration.
Library Director Total Pay (?
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$31,728 - $97,781
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MEDIAN: $58,202
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Library Director Total Pay (?
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$9.00 - $26.51
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$31,728 - $97,781  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,635  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,178 - $95,663  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 460
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.00 - $26.51  
   
Overtime
$1.25 - $24.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,635  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,178 - $95,663  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 460
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Job Description for Library Director

A library director oversees all operations at a library. They direct staff - helping ensure that they are efficient and courteous at all times - and make sure that the library is running in an organized manner according to established rules and that books and other library items are organized neatly and efficiently. The library director may be in charge of the hiring of librarians, volunteers, and other staff, as well as carrying out disciplinary action as needed.
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Library Director Tasks
  • Promote library services and resources, and ensure library policies and procedures are followed.
  • Oversee library operations including planning, budgeting and staffing.
  • Direct the library services program, and participates in formulating long range goals and objectives.
  • Stay abreast of technology in order to work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

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Experience Affects Library Director Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Library Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 21%
National Average
$52,000
Cataloging
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 17%
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